For an oil major, advised on regulatory issues for greenfield gas development.
For an Argentine gas transport company, advised on capital cost allocation methodologies internationally for gas network extensions.
Analysing fuel supply costs to power plants in southern Brazil. In advance of the privatisation of the Federal owned power generation company Gerasul, for this US investor, we prepared gas supply costs for power generation plants in Santa Catarina State in the south of Brazil, taking into account the costs of transportation via various competing international transportation routes. We modelled the results and arrived at the costs of delivered gas to the various power generation sites.
Built up and produced costs of delivered gas to various power plants in southern Brazil along different competing pipeline routes.
Brazil electricity market study, conducted a study into the electricity market in Brazil, concentrating on the power generation market in South East Brazil.
Power generation and industrial markets study:
- Studied opportunities for gas in Paraná State, considering Paraná and other South Eastern States, discussing mainly the power generation and industrial markets;
- The study also considered pricing issues, alternative competitive supplies, from Brazil, Bolivia and Argentina, and alternative scenarios for delivered city gate prices.
Developed pipeline costs for gas transport.
Researched and advised on international partner for a gas distribution concession, drew up a shortlist and investigated the suitability of different international energy companies, including financial strengths, operational expertise, technical skills, manpower, international experience and other criteria.
For Buenos Aires gas distribution company, advised on international gas cost pass-through methods. This included a detailed analysis of Colombian gas cost pass through methodologies.